McLean County Farm Bureau

Egg prices cooling off

Egg prices fell below year-ago levels in recent months, but grocery stores aren’t expected to return to levels experienced before the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) any time soon. “I think egg prices, the flock losses and recovery are a good representation of how long it can take to see the supply and demand side of agriculture play out,” said Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock economist.
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